How Do Viruses Spread?
Viruses can get into your computer several different ways.
A virus can spread to your computer if you download software off of the Internet and run that software without scanning it for a virus. If you don't know what scanning for a virus means, just keep reading and find out how in upcoming pages.
A virus can invade your computer through infected files from another person's computer.
Viruses can also reach your computer through e-mail if you received and opened a file that contained a virus. Be very cautious about any e-mail instructing you to "click here" on a link, as doing so might cause a virus to enter your computer.
[ "All About Viruses" Home Page ] [ Library Home Page ]
"All About Viruses"
Copyright © 2002 Middletown Thrall Library